01 Sep '11, 8am

CEOs Earn More Than Their Companies Pay In Taxes | Care2 Causes

It’s a pretty much constant lament that we hear from big business — tax rates are so high that they are unable to grow, to hire more employees or to make affordable products. That is the excuse that they use when a discussion comes up about raising corporate taxes, closing tax code loopholes or moving businesses back into the country from overseas. So if the amount that is being paid in taxes is so astronomical and burdensome, why is it that they are paying their leading executives even more? According to a new report from the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS), 25 corporations in the United States actually paid their CEOs more money than the business itself paid in federal income tax. Even worse? The companies are paying more on lobbyists to court Washington politicians than they did in taxes, too. Via Reuters : Compensation for the 25 CEOs with pay surpassing corporate t...

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